Then and now: 20 years of the 100 Best

Then and now: 20 years of the 100 Best

What irks employees?

Larger gaps between importance and satisfaction reveal sore spots in the workplace. Much like eight years ago, 2013 workers want more pay, benefits and upward mobility.

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What's important to employees?

Oregon employee priorities have changed little over the decade. Intangibles still trump tangible benefits. Treatment by the boss is preeminent, followed closely by workplace flexibility and trust. Surprisingly, adequacy of compensation has fallen to 12 out of 25 this year, but it was fourth most important in 2005.

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